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tacamahac any of various strong-smelling, resinlike substances used to add aroma to ointments and incenses. [2 definitions]
tachina fly any of numerous gray and black dipterous flies whose larvae are parasitic on other insects such as caterpillars and beetles.
tachometer an instrument for measuring speed, esp. the revolutions per minute of a rotating shaft.
tachycardia a rapid heart rate that may be abnormal, or may be normal, as during exercise
tachyon a theoretical particle, smaller than an atom, that travels faster than the speed of light.
tacit suggested, implied, or understood, without being expressed in words.
taciturn habitually silent and uncommunicative.
tack a short pin, usu. with a flat, broad head. [12 definitions]
tackle equipment or gear used in a sport or hobby such as fishing. [7 definitions]
tackle box a usu. metal box having small compartments for storing small pieces of fishing equipment such as hooks, artificial bait, line, and sinkers.
tack room a room in or near a stable where equipment such as saddles and bridles is kept.
tacky1 gummy or sticky, as partially dried glue or varnish.
tacky2 in poor taste or style; shabby.
taco a Mexican dish consisting of a folded tortilla with a filling, as of meat or cheese.
taconite a fine-grained sedimentary rock with enough iron content to be used as low-grade iron ore.
tact graceful sensitivity in dealing with others; diplomacy.
tactful having or displaying tact.
tactic a plan or method for achieving a goal; maneuver.
tactical of or relating to tactics. [2 definitions]
tactician one skilled in using or devising tactics.
tactics (usu. used with a sing. verb) the science of maneuvering military forces against an enemy. [3 definitions]